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Lausavísur — Ǫgm LvIV

Ǫgmundr sneis Þorvarðsson

Ǫgmundr sneis Þorvarðsson, Lausavísur — Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Ǫgm LvIV)

 

Mér réð á bak bróðir
bǫðvar styrkr í myrkri
(hœg raun vas þat hônum)
Hildibrands at standa,
þás lébrigðir lagði,
(liðinn stormr vas þá orma)
áðr vask feldr til foldar
fóthrumr, á mér spjóti.
 
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Bersi hné, þars breiðar
bitu eggjar lið seggja,
vægðar trauðr at víðri
Vermundar sonr grundu;
létu lagðir spjótum
líf, þars brustu hlífar,
(góð vǫrðu fjǫr fyrðar
fúsir) Þórðr ok Brúsi.
 
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